CES 2018: TVs Are The Big Stars So Far

At CES, Samsung, LG vie for top spot in premium TVs

Elsewhere at the show, LG has also been showing off a 65-inch rollable OLED TV, which can be rolled up like a very big newspaper, a massive 88-inch 8K OLED screen and a 4K UHD projector. It's as crisp and vibrant and attractive as the rest of the company's OLED portfolio, only it's that extra bit thinner, allowing it to be rolled down (kinda like a projector screen flipped on its head). The futuristic television is a high-definition resolution display that can be rolled up and hidden when not in use.

The device looks promising and appears to bring forth a bunch of advancements to the traditional flat-screen TV. The company intends to reveal the OLED Display at the CES in Las Vegas Convention Center's North Hall. That being said, the world's largest electronics show of this year, CES 2018 will raise its curtain tomorrow, 9th January.

Last year, the firm successfully developed a 77-inch transparent OLED display. Fast forward 9 years, and we almost have our first proper, rollable devices. Say the fridge knows it contains ingredients for a lasagne; it will heat up the oven accordingly while Amazon Alexa, integrated into the fridge for the first time, will walk you through the recipe with voice instructions. The company has already invested huge to ensure a lead in OLED production for TVs and eventually for mobile panels to capture a market share dominated by Samsung.

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LG previously unveiled an 18-inch display that can be rolled-up in the same way.

LG is also working with Google and Amazon to integrate their AI assistants into its products, although Park said the company is open to working with others too.

I've yet to receive any official word on United Kingdom pricing and availability but I'll be sure to update this article when I hear more. The all new 65 Inch Rollable OLED display grabs many eyeballs and headlines as this is world's first OLED display to have a rollable feature which is in fact completely flexible. Ease of portability aside, LG Display showed off a unique application of the technology, with a custom-engineered TV that could be fully retracted into a box for those times when you don't want a 65-inch black panel cluttering up your living room.

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